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shadow

shad·ow

shadow

 
pronunciation:
shae do
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the image cast on some surface by a person or thing blocking the light of the sun or another source of illumination.
similar words:
shade
definition 2: an area of relative darkness.
similar words:
shade
definition 3: (often pl.) the darkness that comes after the sun sets.
definition 4: a trace; suggestion; hint.
similar words:
ghost, kiss, semblance, shade, suggestion
definition 5: remnant.
a shadow of one's old self
definition 6: a time or an instance of sadness or gloom.
similar words:
chill, pall
definition 7: a threat.
in the shadow of starvation
similar words:
specter
definition 8: a dominant influence.
He lives in the shadow of his father.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: shadowed, shadowing, shadows
definition 1: to cast a shadow on or over; shade.
similar words:
becloud, overshadow, shade
definition 2: to hide or protect from light or heat.
similar words:
shade
definition 3: to make dark, depressing, or gloomy.
definition 4: to follow (a person) closely and secretly in order to watch; trail.
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